Bauer Media's Tom Curry heads to AOL UK as head of trading


AOL UK has appointed Tom Curry as its head of trading, where he will report to commercial director Gavin Johnson.

Curry will manage AOL UK’s trading relationships; the appointment follows the recent promotion of John Baylon to head of advertising, AOL International.

Previously head of trading at Bauer Media, he was responsible for developing the strategic commercial plans and driving trading agreements across digital, radio, magazines and programmatic platforms.

Curry said: "I am delighted to be joining the AOL UK team at such an exciting time for the business. It is a fantastic opportunity to work at a business that is uniquely positioned with world class brands, platforms and people."

Gavin Johnson added: “We welcome Tom’s expertise and experience at this pivotal and exciting time for AOL UK. As our business continues to grow, we are gearing up for an exciting 2017 and Tom will be a key player in our team as we deliver on our clients’ marketing objectives.”

AOL UK runs an ad technology platform business for advertisers and publishers in addition to a number of brands including the Huffington Post, Engadget, TechCrunch, Build and Makers.

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